Niger, Niger: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Niger, Niger? If you're planning to go to Niger, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Niger, Niger

Based on the climate and weather in Niger, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Niger, Niger by month

January

If you are traveling to Niger in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

February

February in this region is pretty consistently hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 80s F (high 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts

March

If you are traveling to Niger in March, you will notice that it is extremely hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 90s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Dresses

April

If you visit Niger during April, you are likely to find that it is a scorcher, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 100s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally around 10 during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Light skirts
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sandals
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Sarong

May

May in Niger can be sizzling, very hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the 100s F (low 40s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light skirts
  • Sandals
  • Sarong
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Extremely light dresses

June

If you are traveling to Niger in June, you will notice that it is sweltering, very hazy and very dry. Daytime temperatures are in the 100s F (low 40s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Thin tank or crop tops
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Extremely light dresses
  • Sarong
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Light skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Extremely thin shorts
  • Rain boots

July

If you vacation in Niger during July, you are likely to find that it can be blisteringly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

Humidity is generally between 20 and 30% during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Tank tops
  • Sunglasses
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light shorts
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis

August

If you go to Niger in August, you will notice that it is sweltering, somewhat stormy and very dry. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the high 90s F (mid 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light dresses
  • Tank tops
  • Skirts
  • Light shorts

September

September here can be blisteringly hot and very dry. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (high 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Tank tops
  • Light dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage that you don't mind ruining
  • Rain coat
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Light shorts
  • Rain boots
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion

October

October in this region can be excruciatingly hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 90s F (mid 30s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sandals
  • Light shorts
  • High-SPF sunscreen lotion
  • Light dresses
  • Thin pants, such as light khakis
  • Sunglasses
  • Thin short sleeve shirts
  • Skirts
  • Tank tops

November

If you go to Niger in November, you will notice that it is consistently hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunglasses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts

December

Traveling to Niger in December, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot, somewhat hazy and very dry with almost no rain. Daytime temperatures are in the low 80s F (high 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Niger, Niger

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Niger, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, D, E and F
  • A SIM card that works in Niger
  • If you plan to visit a mosque, pack clothing that covers the knees and shoulders
  • Pickpocketing is an issue, so wear a money belt or neck pouch
  • Appropriate museum wear

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